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Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 2

Submitted by tyci
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- Tyci Presents -


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Map Info:

In the kingdom of Azora there lived Ethan Longdarion, a boy whose dream was to join the army and win wars. Shortly after signing up, his dreams are ratified by the true horrors of war. All is not dark however, as Ethan finds a few companions with whom he can share this journey. Their relationship plays a big part in this tale. This map tells a story of a simple soldier and his fellow brothers in arms in a realistic, medieval, fantasy setting.

Ethan Longdarion is now a part of a five-man fellowship, at the service of Prince Agamand. While conflict emerges between its members, the true purpose of this team is yet to be revealed...

A prequel to my previous map Throne of Azora. Do not worry, as it is not at all necessary to play it in order to enjoy and understand Throne of Azora: The Beginning. Nevertheless I still recommend doing such in order to get the full experience :)

Gameplay:

Or the lack of gameplay. I have decided to make it a lengthy cinematic, as it is the best way for me to tell this story. This is now the second episode of the series with three more yet to come.

Trailer:

Characters:

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How to watch it:

1. Simply watch on Youtube - Click here!
2. Download the map and follow these steps:
  1. Download the video from here

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  2. Once it has downloaded, extract it with WinRar or 7zip

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  3. Next, cut (or copy) the extracted file

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  4. Then go into your Warcraft III directory and open the folder Movies (for me it's: This PC\Local Disk(C: )\Program Files (x86)\Warcraft III\Movies ) and paste it inside

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  5. It should look like this. It's important not to change the file's name or it will not work.

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If it doesn't work, restart Warcraft III and try again. If that doesn't help, make sure you followed the instructions carefully.

Credits:


  • Brown Grass - eubz
  • CityBuildingsNew - Mordrag
  • Inquisitor - Callahan
  • Knights - Direfury
  • Templar Justicar, Exemplar, Knight, Ranger - Direfury
  • Villager Bottom and Top Half - InfernalTater
  • Woman Villager - Afronight_76
  • Inquisitor - Callahan
  • TorchLamp- MistAssass
  • Iron Longsword- Sunchips
  • Woman Villager - Afronight_76
  • Fortification wall, tower, gate, wooden palisade- MassiveMaster
  • AnimatedEnviromentalEffectAurorasAv039- kellym0
  • Carpet 02- Tranquil
  • White curtain- Ket
  • Bed- bisnar13
  • Fill-Me-Up Treasure Chest- Chriz
  • BearRug_DDK - darkdeathknight
  • Golden Heavy Armour, White Shield, Metal Pauldrons- Astaroth Zion
  • RPG Villager- Tenebrae
  • Peasant Armor, footman armor, villager v2 - Kitabatake
  • Male villager variation- Kuhneghetz
  • General Turalyon model - Stefan.K
  • Templar - Callahan
  • Captain Luc Valonforth - Direfury
  • Silverhand Paladin - paladinjst
  • Turalyon skin- CloudWolf
  • CityBuildingsNew - Mordrag
  • Mike - catapult model, Walls
  • Wandering Soul - foot archer model
  • sunchips - grass model
  • Lord_T - corpses models
  • Amigurumi - houses models
  • Sliph-M - bard model
  • Fireplace - Blood Raven
  • Templar Justicar, Exemplar, Knight, Ranger - Direfury
  • Knights, captain Marwyn - Direfury
  • communist_orc - Training dummy
  • MatiS - Ruined Highborne Tower & House
  • Zap - letter
  • imforfun & MiniMage - Satchel
Music:

  • Rok Nardin - The Devil
  • Crackling Fireplace Sound Effect HQ - Virtual Fireplaceā„¢
  • Run - Ross Bugden
  • Wild West - Ross Bugden
  • Pirate Crew - Ross Bugden
  • Beowulf Track 09 - I Am Beowulf - Alan Silvestri
  • Beowulf Track 12 - He Has A Story To Tell - Alan Silvestri
  • Footsteps on concrete sound effect - ProFX
  • No Copyright Music- A Thousand Hollow Words
  • Believe - David Fesliyan
  • No Copyright Music - Dark Times
  • Ansia Orchestra - Battle Theme
  • Cinematic and Emotional Background Music For Documentary Videos
  • Epic Cinematic Music No Copyright Free Music
  • Evan King - Singularity
  • Their Finest Hour by Savfk

Be sure to see all the episodes:
Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 1
Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 3

You can also check out the original map here:
Throne of Azora 1.09





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deepstrasz
The tower could actually look like a tower (big?). There should be dead bodies on the ground after the battle not just skeletons (I think there's an action in the unit section relating to that or you could just use the cinematic's animation speed to 0...
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    is the russian flag on preview pic intentional?
     
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    @Mechanical Man @tyci I don't think this is something to fix, it's fine :D. Or we hate the russians?

    And congratulations for your new episode of Azora, tyci!
     
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    Nah, I just thought it was supposed to be some hidden message ;)
     
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    @Svetli Thanks for your support, man!
     
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    "World isn't black and white". < - The best quote ever.Simple as hell but i loved it,it actually makes me wonder if we are ever going to see more 'human' face from the Swit Empire.I really like them.
     
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    The tower could actually look like a tower (big?).
    There should be dead bodies on the ground after the battle not just skeletons (I think there's an action in the unit section relating to that or you could just use the cinematic's animation speed to 0 I guess).
    Isn't that other red unit a hero (the one with green text)? You could use this to add hero glow to it: How to add Hero Glow without Modeling
    You should set proper pathways for units. That hero seemed to get off road and into the snow at times.
    Fire in the rain :D You could set it off at one point during the conversation.
    You could also mention what resources or things are those to which the names are related to (eg: models).

    I suggest compiling all of these into a .w3n (campaign file) when the series is finished.

    Approved.
     
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    Hmm,they seem quite interesting,even more thanks to their horse archers.We shall see :)
     
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    @Admiral Proudmoore haha I know, I'm not the best writer :D

    @deepstrasz All these suggestions are really awesome! Thanks! With the tower I didn't make it bigger, because I thought that maybe its smaller because of depth and perspective ^^

    @Mernin Glad you are enjoying my videos!
     
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    Any chance for playable Swits?
     
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    @Admiral Proudmoore You mean in the sequel? Yes, I think there is a very big chance for that.
     
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    Yay for Evil Empire then! I assume that we can expect a sequel after all The Beginning chapters?
     
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    I am definitely planning on that, but that is still way down the road. For now you can play the original RPG map (if you haven't already :D ) or just keep giving feedback on the Episodes. It really gives me the motivation to continue making them ^^
     
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    Awwwww why... much cri

    Also may I recommend: Animated Sky Sphere Its very useful as it shows day and night time cycles. :p
     
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    @Hazop Oh thanks! If only I had known about it for the first episode haha :D
     
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    No Problem Comrade, anything to make your creation better :p